New Federal Rule About Sheltered Workshops Feds Take Aim At Sheltered Workshops – Disability Scoop. The Obama administration is proposing new regulations that would go far in helping to stop sheltered workshops from exploiting their disabled workers. And it’s about time! Far too long have workers with disabilities been employed at places like Goodwill… Continue Reading New Federal Rule About Sheltered Workshops
But look at the detail. Bates is a 73 year old man who is a volunteer member of the department. He’s a wealthy insurance executive who is also a major donor to the Sheriff’s Department. He did serve for one year as an actual police officer – but that was in 1964-65! via “I Shot… Continue Reading Elderly Reserve Deputy Kills Yet Another Unarmed Black Man
Tell Congress: End the Millionaire Social Security Tax Break Petition by Peter DeFazio To be delivered to The United States House of Representatives and The United States Senate Investment bankers on Wall Street should pay the same percentage of their income into Social Security as nurses, teachers, and the rest of us. Doing so would… Continue Reading Tell Congress: End the Millionaire Social Security Tax Break
Where Does Hillary Clinton Stand on the TPP? I would like to know where Hillary Clinton stands on this crucial issue, the TPP. It would be nice if she actually stated her position on important issues, instead of spending her time on fundraising. Personally I think those of us in the liberal/progressive community should… Continue Reading Where Does Hillary Clinton Stand on the TPP?
Are There Any Good Cops Left? ‘You’re Lucky We Didn’t Shoot Him': Racist Cops Assault Boy With Down Syndrome and His Parents via ‘You’re Lucky We Didn’t Shoot Him': Racist Cops Assault Boy With Down Syndrome and His Parents | Alternet. Sometimes, I am beginning to wonder if all cops in this country… Continue Reading Are There Any Good Cops Left?
Why Elizabeth Warren Would Be a Better Candidate For President “We agree with former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, the Boston Globe, and many others that Sen. Elizabeth Warren would be a strong candidate, and that if Hillary Clinton also declares, the debate between the two of them would be critical for our nation,” write… Continue Reading Why Elizabeth Warren Would Be a Better Candidate For President
At time when there is huge controversy over fracking for natural gas, I have noticed a disturbing trend in advertising where they are trying to sell us on the use of natural gas. Continue Reading The Hype For Natural Gas
Ted Cruz: Biggest Hypocrite in Washington “It is written in the law that members will be on the exchanges without subsidies just like millions of Americans so that’s – I think the same rules should apply to all of us. Members of Congress should not be exempt,” he told the newspaper, adding that he’d… Continue Reading Ted Cruz: Biggest Hypocrite in Washington
Sex Trafficking Bill: GOP Mixing Apples And Oranges Again Dems Mount Third Filibuster Of Sex Trafficking Bill Over Abortion Dispute. Following along with their usual MO (modus operandi) the GOP has has put the Democrats in the Senate in a position where they have been forced to filibuster the “Sex Trafficking Bill”. The… Continue Reading Sex Trafficking Bill: GOP Mixing Apples And Oranges Again
Right to Work Laws: Big Business Subjugating Its Workers A “right-to-work” law is a statute in the United States that prohibits union security agreements, or agreements between labor unions and employers, that govern the extent to which an established union can require employees’ membership, payment of union dues, or fees as a condition of employment,… Continue Reading Right to Work Laws: Big Business Subjugating Its Workers